Definition of Jackeen

1. n. A drunken, dissolute fellow.

Definition of Jackeen

1. Noun. (Ireland slang) A person from Dublin. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jackeen

1. a pushy Dubliner [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jackeen

jackboot
jackbooted
jackboots
jackdaw
jackdaws
jacked
jacked off
jacked up
jackeen (current term)
jackeens
jacker
jackeroo
jackeroos
jackers
jacket
jacket crown
jacket potato
jacket potatoes
jacketed
jacketing
jacketless
jackets
jackfish

Literary usage of Jackeen

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1. Ireland: Its Scenery, Character, &c. by Samuel Carter Hall (1842)
"The "jackeen" might have been seen—regularly a few years ago, and now occasionally—at early morning lounging against the college rails, ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1841)
"Lordship, cracking his whip at the same time, while the roar of a laugh grew louder against the jackeen than ever ; and the farmers this time laughed loader ..."

3. Folklore by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1894)
"Another wake pastime is the arrival of " jackeen and ... the company can engage her attention and steal the paper pieces, she gets a beating from jackeen. ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1872)
"I'd like to go to Paris next winter, mamma," exclaimed the second girl, with a smile that lit up eyes and face into sparkling * jackeen—a small squire of ..."

5. Handlingar (1903)
"V« Dublin jackeen' FA. Cf. Harry. 2. cont. 'a self-assertive worthless fellow' 1840 -f- Ox. Cf. Jack 2. Jack(e)y, dim. of Jack. eg in sense 3 a) and ..."

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